The official website and Twitter account for the TV anime Blue Lock released its first new trailer on May 13, 2022, revealing the October release date and new cast members of the anime. Blue Lock will be broadcast on TV Asahi’s NUMAnimation programming block.
A new visual too was released along with the PV.
The newly announced cast members are as follows:
- Masatomo Nakazawa as Wataru Kuon
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jingo Raichi
- Shoya Chiba as Yudai Imamura
- Shugo Nakamura as Gin Gagamaru
- Daishi Kajita as Asahi Naruhaya
- Ryunosuke Watanuki as Okuhito Iemon
- Aoi Ichikawa as Gurimu Igarashi
- Kenichi Suzumura as Ryosuke Kira
- Eri Yukimura as Anri Teieri
Previously announced main cast include:
- Yoichi Isagi: Ura Kazuki
- Hyōma Chigiri: Saitō Sōma
- Meguru Bachira: Kaito Tasuku
- Rensuke Kunigami: Ono Yūki
The manga’s anime adaptation is being done by Eight Bit studio and directed by Tetsuaki Watanabe with Shunsuke Ishikawa serving as assistant director. Music will be provided by Jun Murayama, Taku Kishimoto is handling series composition and the script, Masaru Shindō is providing the main character designs and serve as chief animation director, and Hisashi Tojima serving as the chief action director.
Blue Lock is a Japanese manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura. It has been serialized in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2018.
Blue Lock won the 45th Kodansha Manga Award in the shōnen category in 2021.
Source: Comic Natalie